STEVEN VAN WATERMEULEN studied at the Conservatoire in Antwerp and has worked with numerous directors, including Guy Cassiers, Johan Simons, Ivo van Hove, Pierre Audi, Alize Zandwijk, Theu Boermans, Julie Van den Berghe, Christoph Marthaler, Peter Van Kraai, and Dora van der Groen. He performed in Splendids, Bérénice, Streetcar Named Desire, Romeo en Julia, Caligula, Measure for Measure, Thyestes, The Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Lady of the Camellias, Flirt, India Song, Faces (Het Zuidelijk Toneel), Het jachtgezelschap (Kaaitheater), Macbeth, Leonce en Lena, Lavalounge, Mijn avonturen door V. Schwrm, and Proust 3 (RO Theater). For his part in De Wespenfabriek by the RO Theater he received a Louis d’Or.
Since 2005, Steven has been a full-time member of the NTGent theater company. In the 2011-2012 season he was in Het meisje dat te veel van lucifers hield, Kamp Fassbinder, and Olifant Jezus. He also performed in Gift (Münchner Kammerspiele), the German version of Gif.
Steven is also a writer. He was a drama teacher at the Maastricht Theatre Academy, and since 2014 has been the artistic director of the Directing Department at the Theater School in Amsterdam.